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Air Quality in the Home

Air Quality in the Home

Research has shown that the quality of indoor air can be worse than that of outdoor air. Many homes are built or remodeled more tightly, without regard to the factors that assure fresh and healthy indoor air. Our homes today contain many furnishings, appliances and products that can affect indoor air quality.

Paneling, pressed-wood furniture and cabinetry. These products may release formaldehyde gas. Remedy: Ask about formaldehyde content before buying furniture or cabinets. Some types of pressed-wood products, such as those with phenol resin, emit less formaldehyde. Also, products coated with polyurethane or laminates may reduce formaldehyde emissions. After installation, open windows. Maintain moderate temperature and humidity.

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Our objective on every Home Inspection is to educate the prospective home owner to allow them to make an informed decision. We are members of the following organizations: American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI); National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI); National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI); The National Society of Home Inspectors (NSHI); Qualified and Professional State Certified; Better Business Bureau and Member of the Joliet Chamber of Commerce

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